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The History and Adventures of The Renowned - DE CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel (1547 - 1755. [1279240]
London: Printed for A. Millar [etc.], 1755. - FIRST SMOLLETT EDITION. 2 volumes. Quarto, pp.xxviii; 403; pp.viii; 466; [1]. With 28 copper plate engravings by Hayman. In a contemporary binding of brown calf with raised bands, gilt titles to red and green labels to spine, and further gilt decoration to spines and all fore-edges. Later blue marbled endpapers pasted over plain originals. All edges marbled. Black ink ownership inscription to title page of each volume. Red pencil 'H6' to flyleaf of volume 2 Joints splitting to volume 1, upper board more so. Good overall. The first edition of the English translation by Tobias Smollett, in an attractive contemporary binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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